D. Watkins' Salon 5: The five ways women like Minnesota's Rep. Ilhan Omar are dominating politics
As progressive as we pretend to be in 2018, Congress still looks like an all-boys club for white men. The election of Donald Trump has discouraged many young people from getting into politics at a time when we need them the most, especially women. Today on the Salon 5, Minnesota state Rep. Ilhan Omar deliver five things she thinks that every woman should know before running for office. Omar made U.S. history as the first Somali-American lawmaker when she was elected to the Minnesota State Legislature in 2017 and has an incredible story that's changing the narrative on who gets to run for office and lead America. Watch and learn.Tune in for SalonTV's live shows, "Salon Talks" and "Salon Stage", daily at noon ET / 9 a.m. PT and 4 p.m. ET / 1 p.m. PT, streaming live on Salon, Facebook and Periscope.